Current students

We have lots planned to welcome you back to Kent and celebrate the new academic year. This page outlines what you need to do before you return.

What's on

Welcome Week isn't just for new students! See what we have planned and how you can get involved.

The Welcome Fair (21-22 September at Canterbury and 20 September at Medway) is a great way to check out new societies, sports and groups you might want to join this year. 

Key dates

Here's some key dates to help you get ready for your return to Kent. 

Booking from 1 August 2023

Airport coach service

Returning by plane? We're running a coach service from London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports over Arrivals Weekend, meeting students whose flights arrive between 05:00–17:00, to travel to the Canterbury and Medway campuses. The price is £45pp.

Find out more about airport coach service
From 8 September 2023

Returning registration

You need to complete returning registration on KentVision from 8 Sept - 16 Oct (10.00). How to complete returning registration. We will email you when you can begin returning registration.

KMMS students can re-register from 30 Aug - 22 Sept.

Register online
From 11 September 2023

Timetable available

You will begin to receive your timetable the week commencing 11 Sept.

Full timetables for the Autumn Term will be published by 21 Sept.

Make sure:

From 16 September 2023

Move in

If you're living on the Canterbury campus or at Pier Quays in Medway, you can move in from Saturday 16 September. 

You'll need to book an arrival slot and download your arrivals pass and parking permit like you did last year. 

Arrivals guide for accommodation
18-22 September 2023

Welcome Week

Welcome Week isn't just for first years. Get involved in all the events, make new friends and maybe join a society! 

See Welcome Week events
25 September 2023

Start of term

Teaching starts on Monday 25 September.